Putting “How to Dress as a Wedding Guest” to Work!

Yesterday I caught up with Charlotte Agenda senior writer Mary Gross. I was charged with the task of finding a dress for two summer weddings she’s attending. Did she read my newsletter? And how perfect was her timing? She had a short list of requests for the dress: blue, khaki, no pink or too girlie, and most importantly with a sleeve and under $200. My challenge took me shopping at SouthPark Mall to a variety of stores: Nordstrom, Macy’s, The Limited, J Crew, and Dillard. Meeting Mary at the Ebar
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How to Dress as a Wedding Guest

How often do you receive an invitation for a spring or summer wedding and wonder what is appropriate to wear? Be prepared with selections that would work for any wedding you may be invited to. The invitation’s formality is generally the first clue, along with the time and location. Some invitations include a dress code for wedding guests. Regardless of what is printed on the below are tips on how to dress as a wedding guest: This is the bride and groom’s big day and a family celebration. Be respectful
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The Scoop on Undergarments

When was the last time you were fitted for a bra? Are you among the more than 64% of women who wear the wrong size? Clothing basics start with the bare necessities such as well fitting bras and the correct underwear for the garment that you are wearing that day. Other undergarment necessities like slips or body shapers are equally important. With a simple plan, your spring/summer wardrobe budget can get you the undergarments you need to look your best in any clothes you wear.   Get Sized for the
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Say NO To The Frumps As You Age

I marvel that my clients all want the same thing—to look and feel the best they can with minimal effort and time, at a reasonable cost. I have acquired 25 plus years worth of tips on shopping, dressing and quick fixes for appearance and wardrobe. In this issue, you will find helpful tips to update your style and keep you from looking frumpy from head to toe! Hair Update your hairstyle! If you have long hair try pulling it back into a decorative comb clip or barrette. Shaping it to
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Your New Year’s Guide: Clothing Essentials

Happy New Year! I love to start with a clean slate each January. I enjoy entertaining new ideas about my wardrobe and thinking through what I’d like to shape up or ship out from the previous year. Are you struggling with what’s in your closet? Do you wonder why it takes so much time to pull together an outfit every morning?
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